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Online Evaluation of the 2014 Midyear Conference

For those of you who attended the 2014 UNITY Midyear Conference, please take a few minutes to complete the online conference evaluation form, which is available HERE.

Your feedback helps guide the UNITY staff as they plan future conferences and related activities.

Thank you.

2014 Midyear Program Is Available

The 2014 UNITY Midyear Conference is underway. A copy of the conference program is attached.

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2014 National UNITY Conference Announced

The 2014 National UNITY Conference will take place in Portland, Oregon from June 28 - July 3.


UPDATE: The Conference registration fee is now $200 until May 14. Please note that the Conference registration fee will increase on May 15 to $225 through June 14. After this date the fee will increase to $250 and only on-site registrations will be accepted.

Those planning to attend the conference may call the hotels for room reservations or book rooms online.

Hilton Portland and Executive TowerThe Hilton Portland and Executive Tower will be the Headquarters Hotel. To book rooms by telephone call (503) 226-1611 and refer to Group Code ITY to receive the special conference room rate. Rooms may be reserved online on the UNITY Conference Page that is available on the Hilton web site.

The Hilton is offering a special daily room rate of $139 for single, double, triple and quad occupancy. This rate does not include applicable taxes and fees.

The Hilton Portland and Executive Tower is located at 921 SW 6th Avenue in Portland, OR. Visit the hotel's web page to learn more about its services and amenities.

Read more: 2014 National UNITY Conference Announced

Nominations Sought for Youth Council Advisor of the Year

Nominations Invited for the JR Cook Youth Council Advisor of the Year

Effective and successful youth councils consistently have one key ingredient in common; an advisor who is involved, provides wise counsel and guidance, and is willing to work closely with youth council members as they make and carry out their decisions.

UNITY values the dedication of these many individuals who provide adult leadership and nurture and support the development of Native youth. In appreciation, UNITY will honor one such advisor this year during the 2014 National UNITY Conference in Portland, Oregon with the presentation of the inaugural JR Cook Youth Council Advisor of the Year Award.

The honoree will be recognized during the UNITY Celebration Banquet on Tuesday July 1, 2014.  The honoree must be present to receive the award.

Learn about the eligibility requirement, nomination process, due date and related information by viewing the attached data sheet. Please pass this information on to those who may know a deserving candidate for advisor of the year.

2014 National UNITY Conference Draft Agenda Available

A draft agenda for the 2014 National UNITY Conference is now available on this web site. This is a preliminary schedule that will be updated as events and activities are finalized. Please check back from time to time leading up the the conference for the latest.